Come and enjoy the relaxing Lietsu atmosphere in North Karelia

Come and enjoy Lietsu Hotel’s welcoming and relaxing atmosphere in Joensuu, North Karelia.

We offer unique and cosy hotel accommodation with Karelian hospitality. Our hotel is located in Joensuu city centre, in Eastern Finland, where you can easily enjoy both town life and outdoor activities. Book above your stay in one of our comfortable rooms.

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Come and experience Karelian hospitality at Lietsu!

Boutique Aparthotel Lietsu boasts friendly service and comfortable accommodation. Our excellent location in the centre of Joensuu, rooms decorated in traditional Karelian style with a modern twist and our delicious breakfast guarantee that your stay will be a memorable experience.

“Peace and quiet, or a chat in good company, however you like it. You will feel right at home and enjoy your stay.”

Let the Lietsu story enchant you.

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Unique rooms with stories to tell

We have plenty of stories – from the legends of the Kalevala to world famous rock music. Each of our rooms tells a captivating story either from the past or the present.

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Evergreen boreal forests in the wilderness, silver-backed salmon in the clear Lakeland waters, traditions of the North Karelian people – they all have an enchanting story to tell. You will be a part of those stories when you stay with us.

Lietsu Hotel is acknowledged for its good service and warm hospitality. Our reception is open Mon-Fri from 7 am till 8 pm and Sat-Sun from 8 am till 8 pm, but you can reach us by phone any time. You can easily check yourself in and out with our electronic service.


Our unique and well-equipped rooms are set in the centre of Joensuu, close to Pielisjoki River. Services, transport, sights and event venues are within a short walking distance.


It was a dream that came true. Two determined ladies followed their hearts and made Lietsu a cosy home for travellers. “You’ll always feel at home. Here you can be yourself.” Read about our values and enjoy our story.

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Enjoy your stay at Lietsu Boutique Aparthotel!

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